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Don’t Get Fined, Leave the Taxing Work to ABUTEC Experts

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16/04/2015

Keeping up with EPA regulations can be taxing, but ABUTEC can keep you from getting fined. Today, April 15, is the Quad O, Group 1 deadline. Meaning that all Group 1 storage tanks must be fully compliant with Quad O regulations. Is your facility compliant? If not, ABUTEC has three EPA approved enclosed combustors –the ABUTEC 20, ABUTEC 100 and ABUTEC 200. These enclosed ...

NREL Releases Report Describing Guidelines for PV Manufacturer Quality Assurance

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15/04/2015

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released an updated proposal that will establish an international quality standard for photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing. The document is intended for immediate use by PV manufacturers when producing modules on an industrial scale so they can increase investor, utility, and consumer confidence in PV system performance. ...

GRI G4 Guidelines and the EU Directive

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15/04/2015

GRI released the publication “Making headway in Europe”, which sets out the links between GRI’s G4 Guidelines and the recently adopted European Directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information. The linkage document specifies how G4 can be used to gather information, and formulate responses, to each element of the European Directive. Following the adoption by ...

Chemical security

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16/04/2015

The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...

Think Spring! RainwiseNET PRO adds 3 New Degree Day Options

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16/04/2015

We are pleased to announce that we have added three new features to RainwiseNet PRO. Users will now have the option to access valuable data for: Growing Degree-Days The way in which plants grow is strongly influenced by the ambient temperature. Growing degree days take aspects of local weather into account and allow gardeners to predict, or in greenhouses, control the ...

Tetra Tech Wins $35 million Sediment Remediation Contract

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15/04/2015

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the District of Columbia (D.C.) Department of the Environment has awarded the Company a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the ...

Recyclable electronics project shortlisted for `Innovation of the Year` award

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16/04/2015

The Business Green Leaders Awards, which celebrate and highlight pioneering work across the green economy, have shortlisted the Electronics Recycling in a Circular Economy (ERICE) project for their 'Innovation of the Year' award. This celebrates projects and organisations that have demonstrated genuine innovation in the pursuit of improved environmental performance over the past year. ...

The First Centrifuge Pod System Launched

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15/04/2015

Designed to meet the growing needs for water clarification and solids dewatering in the extractive industries, the CentriPod system comes in two specially designed containers enabling easy transport and installation and can be operational within few hours from arrival on site, providing that all services are available. The system incorporates the expertise and technologies of three leading ...

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